Lois R. Shea

Senior Writer and Content Manager





Latest Posts


“I would like to do something extraordinary in my field”

A partnership with the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation means that students who had faced barriers to opportunity are getting degrees, technical training and certificates to help them succeed in NH's workforce

Beyond the stigma: hub-and-spoke lessons from Vermont

During October, "Solutions Journalism" series explored "hub-and-spoke" lessons from neighboring Vermont, how Manchester's ACERT team is helping children who have been exposed to trauma, and more

Sachiko Akiyama awarded 2018 Artist Advancement Grant

Portsmouth sculptor awarded grant that helps cultivate the Piscataqua region’s arts community, boost artists’ careers and help keep them living and working in the area

Do Good and Do Well

Experts weigh in on why philanthropic planning is an important part of business planning, particularly when planning for transition

Information + Inspiration: 2019 Charitable Giving Guide

New Hampshire Business Review's annual giving guide helps spread the word about the great work of New Hamsphire's nonprofit sector

Giving at year-end? Some important dates to remember

Nonprofits rely on year-end gifts to provide critical services in our communities. When considering gifts of cash or securities through the Charitable Foundation, keep these dates in mind

How to ‘pop the question’ about charitable giving

In the latest installment of the Foundation's "How to Pop the Question about Charitable Giving" series, we talk with Adam Ruedig of the Ruedig Group of UBS Financial Services, about why the conversation matters so much, how giving connects people to community, and the 'Baby Boomer zeitgeist'

Beyond the stigma: helping kids deal with trauma, suicide danger signs, more professionals entering recovery field and more

"Solutions journalism" series looks at behavioral health and issues related to substance use in New Hampshire

Meet Ben Amsden

New Charitable Foundation senior program officer on rural sociology, the perfect New Hampshire day, and a hobby that helps keep stuff out of landfills

Vu Le on Nonprofit Hunger Games, unicorns and more

Keynote speaker at the NH Center for Nonprofits' annual Leadership Summit is the author of the "Nonprofit AF" blog and executive director of the Rainier Valley Corps

Meet Michael DeCristofaro

New Foundation senior philanthropy advisor on helping the most people possible, a Hurricane Sandy rescue and the book he is going to write someday: "My Normal Childhood"

Exploring solutions: help for kids, new hubs planned for care, suicide prevention and more

"Beyond the Stigma" series in the New Hampshire Union Leader takes a "solutions journalism" approach to reporting on addiction and behavioral health